Marie (Garson) is a young Polish physics student with a tireless desire to explore. She meets and eventually marries Pierre Curie, a professor in whose lab at the Sorbonne she had worked. Together, they decide to continue her work with uranium and thorium stones. During their experiments, they determine there must be additional radioactive elements. They finally isolate a new element -– radium.
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This biopic is based on the lives of the Curies.
Somewhat oddly, the film was billed as “Mr. and Mrs. Miniver together again” thanks to the re-pairing of Garson and Pidgeon from MRS. MINIVER and BLOSSOMS IN THE DUST. It had about a dozen Academy Award nominations.
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